Generic Cascade PAle

20140719_095150 Greg Creating the recipe for the Brew

20140719_100620 Glenn & Paul Weighing the grain

20140719_113040 Paul, Garfield & Greg Waiting for the temperature to get to 150*

Paul Paul sampling a previous beer

Glenn Generic Cascade Great Brew Day!!

20140719_154612 Circulating wort through the hop spider. Notice the oil shine on the wort!!


Style Information

Name: Generic Cascade Pale
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: American Pale Ale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Pale 17 lb A great base malt for all beer styles, especially American ales and lagers. Has moderate protein and enzyme levels and a very clean, smooth finish,
Crystal 10L 3 lb This light caramel malt produces light golden hues, and has a mellow, candy like sweetness and a subtle toffee flavor
Carapils 1.25 Carapils has a clear, glassy endosperm and contributes unfermentable sugars that add foam stability, and palate fullness to beer. Use up to 5% to improve body and significantly enhance head retention without adding flavor or color to your beer.


Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Magnum 1.25 oz 14% 17.5 60 min A high-alpha hop with clean, neutral bitterness, US Magnum Hop Pellets can be used in almost any recipe.
Cascade 4 oz 6% 24 15 min Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor.
Cascade 3 oz 6% 18 0 Add at 160 Degrees
Citra 2 oz 4% 8 7 days Added to carboy "A" at secondary. Strong citrus and tropical tones—grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
Simcoe 1 oz 13% 13 7 days Added to carboy "A" at secondary. Very unique, pine-like aroma. Bittering and aroma type cultivar.
Amarillo 2.0 oz 9.5% 19 7 days Added to carboy "A" at secondary. Floral, tropical and citrus tones
Caliente 2.5 oz 0% 0 7 days Added to carboy "B" at secondary. Aroma has a little lemon zest and a hint of pine, but it is dominated by a very distinct stone fruit aroma.
El Dorado 1.5 oz 15% 22.5 7 days Added to carboy "B" at secondary. As a bittering hop El Dorado lends a firm but balanced bitterness. This hop has bright tropical fruit flavors and aromas of pear, watermelon, and stone fruit.


Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Whirlfloc Fining Boil 2 tabs 15 min Clarifies
Maltodextrine Other Boil 8 oz 15 min Mouthfeel, body
Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 4 tbs 15 min Yeast Fuel


Name Amount Notes
WLP001 1 vial 3500 ml starter

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
140 degrees for 40 min. Then 148 for 60 min. Infusion 60 min 148


Amount: 13 gal
Water Description:
Time: 120 minutes
Target Batch Size: 10


Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
2 Weeks 65-68 5 gal carboy


Estimated OG: 1.055
Estimated FG: 1.012
Estimated ABV: 7.20%
Actual OG: 1.058
Bitterness: 51.1 IBU
Estimated Color: 5.3 SRM

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